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. >>> president obama takes his gun control message to the twin cities today. >>> plus, the 5-year-old hostage in alabama inters its seventh day. >>> and rumors of muhammad ali's demise, all premature? we'll explain. >>> very good morning. >>> we begin with a developing tragedy in southern california, a tour bus collided with two other vehicles killing at least eight people, injuring dozens more. authorities said that the driver reported having brake problems as the bus came down the mountains. it rear-ended a car before h hitting a tractor trailer. >> it started to move so fast and people started screaming. >> two to three minutes swerving in and out. >> everybody was scared. everybody was screaming. >> the bus was reported returning from a ski trip. >>> president obama pushing for broader gun control messages. tracy potts is in washington this morning, plus this new photo of the president raising some eyebrows. >> reporter: we'll show you that in a just moment. the president today first headed to minneapolis, no mistake that city was chosen, the white house said they were worked very hard th
training. >> that was nbc's miguel alma gar ra reporting there. >>> president obama will be putting the final touches on his state of the union speech for tomorrow night. nbc's brian moore has this preview. >> reporter: the economy, jobs and the middle class are expected to be center stage tuesday night as president obama delivers his fourth state of the unnon address. while foreshadowing his second term agenda, the president will also be trying to take the high ground from republicans in the fight over budget cuts. >> they'd rather ask more from the vast majority of americans and put our recovery at risk than close even a single tax loophole that benefits the wealthy. >> reporter: the president and democrats are demanding what they see as a fair balance. >> so what we do need is more revenue and more cuts. >> what i would like to see that is in big, balanced, bold promos sal. >> if interest's no deal by march 1st, deep, automatic spending cuts kick in. >> these indiscriminate reductions do not make sense and we're going to hurt a lot of people and it's up to the president to act no
happened last year, this year, the aftermath was even weirder, as you know, the first lady, michelle obama awarded the best picture oscar, live from the white house, via satellite, and the oscar went to "argo," regarding the canadian embassy in iran, smuggling the diplomats out of tehran, during the hostage crisis in 1979. as you can imagine, iran's state-run media was not at all excited about the best picture comment. as you can see, argo wins oscar in hollywood's dirty anti-iran game. this year they decided they would instead enhance first lady michelle obama. about that, that is not what first lady michelle obama wore last night at the oscars. the image here is kind of tiny, but as you can see, iran's state-run media digitally altered michelle obama's shoulder-bearing gown with the low-cut neck line, and made it look as though she was wearing a sparkly t-shirt. they photo-shopped her into a whole new outfit that she did not wear. the website, "enduring" ran that. i know people love the oscars, i know that watching what iran state tv does to the oscars the day after is always better than
expansion. he'll now support it. during his 2010 campaign for governor, scott opposed obama care as a job killer. >>> and now here's your "first look" at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. president obama has his highest approval rating in three years with the new bloomberg poll showing 55% of americans like his performance. >>> new jersey governor chris christie has an amazing 74% approval rating. >>> senator marco rubio's dive to take a drink of water is getting attention overseas, during his current mideast trip, they made a splash with a toast of water bottle in their meeting. >>> pete domenici revealed that he fathered a son outside of his marriage 30 years ago. he says that he's sorry for his behavior. >>> the nra's political action committee raised $1.1 million in january, the most since august of 2012. >>> republican senator graham of south carolina said that he'll block the nomination of cia nominee john brennan until he gets more answer about the attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi. >>> mitch mcconelle was fooled by a phoney news item. >>> the white house has released
be another bad thing for pistorius, it could affect his p paralympic medals. >>> the obama administration is reportedly set to unveil a new strategy to strike back against cyber espionage, new information as chinese government is behind thousands of cyber attacks. what are we expecting to hear from the white house today. >> reporter: mara, good morning. the white house is going to release a new report on steps to protect u.s. trade secrets. it could include new fines and trade actions in this report just yesterday. indicating that the chinese government and specifically the chinese military is sanctioning cyber hacking of 141 u.s. companies. mara? >> turning now to the budget battle, we're just days away from those looming across the board spending cuts. >> reporter: today, there's a new warning from the pentagon, they say more than 700,000 civilian workers would have to take one day off without pay a week. one day after president obama continued his plea to the public and to congress saying that this is going to be devastating for the economy, he wants congress to act and it comes one da
political history is he said he voted for barack obama, and is listed as a donor for several democratic parties in the past year. that is who they have, after the presidential election. they have a state rep who nobody has heard of and another guy who has never run for anything, who nobody has heard of. that is it. that said, consider who they have to work with. this is the facebook page for the senate republican caucus in massachusetts. that is not like a sub-group of them. that is all of them. there are precisely four republicans in the massachusetts state senate and, more than four times as democrats, as many republicans in the state house, the massachusetts house doesn't have what you would call a deep bench, their two totally unknown would-be candidates for u.s. senate now have two weeks to get 10,000 signatures amid the historic piles of snow and nobody going anywhere. what are the odds? that does it for us tonight. we'll see you again tomorrow night at 8:00 eastern, which is when the special coverage of the state of the union begins. at 8:00 eastern, now it is time >>> good tuesd
under the new leader. president obama went on to say that the move hurts stability in the region but promises to pursue firm action. an emergency meeting is schedule the later this morning. >>> christopher dorner is still on the frun a police dragnet in los angeles. the former lapd cop has been officially charged with killing police officer michael crane in riverside last thursday. dorner is also suspected in two other shooting deaths and when authorities believe are revenge killings for being fired from the police force five years ago. a large wanted billboard featuring dorner's picture is up in southern california. there is a $1 million reward for information leading to his capture. >>> in chicago, two men have been charged in the shooting death of hydia pendlton. they opened fire on her in a park. the shooting was a tragic case of mistaken i hdentity. >> he indicated that she was not the intended target. in fact, the offenders had it all wrong. they thought the group they shot into including members of a rival gang. >> first lady michelle obama attended the teen's funeral on s
won for best picture. there was the glitz, glamour and a surprise by michelle obama, too. the white house releases state by state report on the devastating impact that a sequester will have on jobs and middle-class families. >>> more pain at the pump. with prices rising. >>> and the pope in his final week and daytona 500 winner. plus, another blizzard bearing down on multiple states. "first look" starts right now. >>> it was hollywood's biggest night of the year and thes on can car parties are still going on at this moment. the stars lined up on the red carpet where the competition for best dressed brings as much buzz as the ceremony inside. stephanie sent theon is outside the dolby theater. >> reporter: the historic drama argo won best picture. an emotional moment for the film's star/producer/director. >> "argo." >> reporter: the academy award's biggest prize went to the rescue of american hostages from iran. >> i thank everyone on the movie. >> reporter: affleck produced, directed and start in the movie. >> "lie of pi." >> reporter: life of pi won four awards. beating lincoln dire
. no negotiations going on days before the budget cuts hit. president obama headed to virginia. he'll speak at a shipbuilder that has connections and ties in all 50 states. their concern of the impact on the defense cuts on their industry. president obama is using that as a backdrop to emphasize the cuts. he's criticized by house speaker john boehner and other republicans who say the president needs to stop campaigning, get off the road, come back to washington and facilitate a discussion. the two sides are at polar opposites when it comes to preventing the cuts from happening. the big cut could be air traffic controllers, those furloughs affecting overnight shifts at small airports. some of the managers there say they are concerned about safety. mara? >> tracie potts live in washington. thanks for that. >>> the resignation of the highest ranking catholic leader in britain means he will not vote to pick the new pope. keith o'brien resigned after accusations that he behaved improperly with him going back to the 1980s. pope benedict accepts his resignation because he was near the age of 85. >
? is there a plan to build a second temporary oval office where president obama will work during construction temporarily? the white house -- the reporter says -- we say at least for now we're going to need a new sound effect. >> huh? >> huh? i think we still need a new sound effect. that one kind of sucked. we'll get a new one and keep you posted. >>> good thursday morning. right now on "first look," the northeast braces for a historic blizzard complete with powerful wind gusts. we have your weather channel forecast just ahead. >>> president obama orders the justice department to release classified documents over his choice to use drone attacks against americans. >>> plus, a bad nanny caught in the act of hitting an infant. >>> a dog with a human face. >>> and, believe it or not, a stud dwla tells women the day and time and week when they're the least attractive. >>> good morning. whether you live in the northeast or you're traveling anywhere near there this weekend, you need to know there's a whopper of a snowstorm headed this way. the national weather service is forecasting as much as two
school student. she played volleyball. she performed with her school's marching band at president obama's marching band last month. that was january 21st. on january 29th, she and friends caught cover because of rain. it was only a mile from barack and michelle's home in chicago. a person with a gun approached the group and started shooting. hideya pendleton was not the shooter's target, however. on saturday in chicago, there will be a funeral service for hideya pendleton. the white house let it be known to be that first lady michelle obama will be at the funeral, which will make this even more of a national scale tragedy than it already is. "first look" is up next. >>> good friday morning. right now on "first look," two fronts confine combine to create an epic winter storm with over 50-mile-an-hour wind gusts and as much as 2 feet of snow. >>> a massive manhunt is under way in california. a well-trained former cop and veteran is on a mission and the police are pulling out all the stops to nail him. >>> plus, senator feinstein says lawmakers may set up special courts to monitor drone st
with former d.c. public schools chancellor michelle re, what she would lake to see president obama do to reform the country's schools, "meet the press" nbc.com. that's all if it's sunday it's "meet the press." >>> very good president's day morning to you. right now on "first look," shocking news from the country music world. 37-year-old singer mindy mccready who's been plagued by personal troubles through the years has been found dead of an apparent suicide. >>> republicans lashed out at the obama administration in a leaked draft of the president's immigration reform proposal. >>> danica patrick makes history in daytona. >>> a new hope for han solo. >>> and the nation's greatest presidents immortalized in cheddar? very good morning to you. nice to see you this morning. i'm veronica de la cruz. the world of country music has lost a memorable voice. mindy mccready dolphin of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. she sold more than three million albums overshadowed by alcohol abuse and stints in rehab. >> reporter: mindy mccready started her rise to stardom in 1996 with her debut alb
final words. the manhunt for christopher dorner comes to a head. >>> president obama pushes for gun control and immigration reform. but will any of it pass? >>> plus, mardi gras ends as lent begins. senator mark yes rubio's water shed moment lights up the twittersphere and this year us atop dog. >>> we've got two major stories this morning. president obama is telling supporters he needs their help to make the changes he proposed in his state of the union address. first, the latest from california on what may be the fiery end to the huge manhunt for accused cop killer christopher dorner. nbc's tony shin is in san bernardino with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. first of all, i want to show you something. take a look behind me. this is highway 38. there are chp officers blocking this road. they've been blocking this road for hours. we are about six miles away from that cabin where investigators found those human remains. this is where investigators say christopher dorner put up his last stand. cornered, desperate and out of options. a law enforcement source says th
the years has been found dead of an apparent suicide. >>> republicans lashed out at the obama administration in a leaked draft of the president's immigration reform proposal. >>> danica patrick makes history in daytona. >>> a new hope for han solo. >>> and the nation's greatest presidents immortalized in cheddar? very good morning to you. nice to see you this morning. i'm veronica de la cruz. the world of country music has lost a memorable voice. mindy mccready dolphin of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. she sold more than three million albums overshadowed by alcohol abuse and stints in rehab. >> reporter: mindy mccready started her rise to stardom in 1996 with her debut album "10,000 angels" which would go on to earn multi-platinum status. in the years that followed she would release a total of four more albums, charting 12 songs on the billboard country singles chart. from the first rapid climb to fame it would be more her private life that droeft headlines. the embattled singer had multiple stays in rehab facilities and multiple run-ins with the law through much of the 2000s, inc
president obama takes a closer look at preschool education. >>> good morning. danger from space today. a falling meteorite, in russia, the trail was seen streaking across the countsky east of mos. it caused explosion and damaged some buildings. at least three people have been hospitalized in serious conditions. most of the injuries were caused by broken glass. the meteorite may be connected with the asteroid closer to earth today. the asteroid called da-14 will zoom past us below the orbit of satellite. the closest approach in more than a century. it poses no danger to us. >>> days-long ordeal has finally come to an end for the 4200 aboard the carnival cruise ship "triumph." nbc's mark potter is in mobile where he watched the ship come in. mark, good morning, what did you hear from passengers coming off of that ship last night. >> reporter: the passengers said they're very glad to be off that ship and on terra firma. most said the living conditions, sanitary conditions, grew possibly worst and became unbearable. some said they were most worried, though, early on, at the time of the fi
you updated on all of that. >> so much drama here. jim, thanks so much for that. >>> president obama is now working the phones to try and spur congress into action on a looming fiscal crisis. and it comes just one week until some $85 billion in across the board budget cuts kick in. the white house says mr. obama called house speaker john boehner and senate leader mitch mcconnell thursday. discussions were described as good, but neither side is reporting progress. hundreds of thousands of americans are looking at layoffs and pay cuts if those cuts take effect. the stalemate has now taken to twitter. late thursday, john boehner's spokesman tweeted, quote, was it balanced when the president got $600 billion in revenue with no spending cuts just last month? well, carney replied saying in part, back in the real world, the president has signed more than $3.5 trillion in deficit reduction. >>> now to a developing story in nevada where the man hunt continues for the driver of a black range rover sport involved in a deadly shootout. three people were killed, including rapper kenneth cherry jr
the white house let it be known to be that first lady michelle obama will be at the funeral, which will make this even more of a national scale tragedy than it already is. "first look" is up next. >>> good friday morning. right now on "first look," two fronts confine combine to create an epic winter storm with over 50-mile-an-hour wind gusts and as much as 2 feet of snow. >>> a massive manhunt is under way in california. a well-trained former cop and veteran is on a mission and the police are pulling out all the stops to nail him. >>> plus, senator feinstein says lawmakers may set up special courts to monitor drone strikes. why apple is sitting on over $137 billion in cash. and an as tried is about to come fascinatingly close to the earth. >>> millions along the northeast corridor are hunkering down for an epic winter storm. folks are stocking up and filling their tanks in anticipation of the massive nor'easter packing blizzard speed winds and crippling feet of snow. analyze are airlines have canceled thousands of flights as this storm travels across the country. dylan dryer is tra
wind gusts. we have your weather channel forecast just ahead. >>> president obama orders the justice department to release classified documents over his choice to use drone attacks against americans. >>> plus, a bad nanny caught in the act of hitting an infant. >>> a dog with a human face. >>> and, believe it or not, a stud dwla tells women the day and time and week when they're the least attractive. >>> good morning. whether you live in the northeast or you're traveling anywhere near there this weekend, you need to know there's a whopper of a snowstorm headed this way. the national weather service is forecasting as much as two feet of snow in some areas and a potentially dangerous icy mix in others. bill karins is tracking that storm. bill, what can we expect? >> the storm is still on. looks just as bad today as it did yesterday at this time. we have more agreement. that means more of a chance it's going to happen. let me introduce you to the two storms that are going to become our one storm. the first is through the great lakes from milwaukee to grand rapids to chicago. travel is n
. >>> immigration reform goes front and center in washington today. president obama holds eye level talks. house members will tackle the issue on capitol hill. tracie potts joins us with a preview of both. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. let's start with the white house. today president obama sits down with civic groups and labor leaders and then separately with business leaders. they're talking about the economy and deficit reduction. but also in the context of how does immigration affect that? the president said he wants to do something about the 11 million people who are living and working in this country and have been doing so for years illegally. but republicans here, especially conservatives on the house side, want to make sure border protection comes first. janet napolitano is touring the border right now and says we can secure it but we can't completely shut it down because that would hinder trade and commerce. also today the house judiciary committee meeting. they take a look at what might be the best solution here. there's a group of democrats and republicans working behind th
, a lower deficit, the smallest since president obama's been in office, well under $1 trillion. they attribute that to an improving economy and to the fiscal cliff deal. veronica. >> tracie potts, thank you. >>> a major decision expected from the boy scouts of america. national board members set to vote on whether to lift the decade long ban on guy leaders and scouts. it comes after a meeting at the texas headquarters. it is a controversial issue from both sides and putting one of the largest youth organizations under a microscope. scouting should be open to everyone. texas governor rick perry expressed the opposite opinion. board members choose to scrap the policy, local scout units will be able to decide for themselves on whether or not to admit gays to the rankings. >>> on the heels of the boy scouts decision, the pentagon is announcing a policy shift for guy service members and partners. leon panetta expected to extend benefits to partners of personnel. it remains doubtful that medical, down theal and housing allowances are offered under the new proposal. an extension of th
savings. but voters here at the capitol say that is not good enough. president obama is back at the white house after a weekend golfing in florida. but congress is still away on recess, taking a break announced monday. voters in the capitol are upset that they actually went home. >> i would be hard at work. >> reporter: congress has just a week left to avoid the self-imposed spending cuts. >> they're not paying attention, it is less than a week away. >> in the past, they brought things down to the wire and figured things up. >> reporter: lawmakers are not entirely on vacation. they're back in their districts talking about the impact of the sequester. in boston, funding for health research would be reduced. >> we have got to stop the sequestration cuts, we can't strand our researchers. >> reporter: in indiana, they could slow production driving up the cost of your main course. and in san diego, about 30,000 military jobs would be in jeopardy. >> i'm as frustrated as you that they sent us home. >> reporter: insiders say staffers are also negotiating, even with their bosses away. >> i believ
to president obama's state of the union speech. he is catching in. for a $25 donation to his political action committee, the reclaim america pack will send you an official marco rubio water bottle. >>> the new website pundittracker.com rates predictses on everything from politics to sports to finance. if you're a gambler, the site says don't put your money on dick morris or pat buchanan because they both have f ratings. >>> the tv ratings are in for the state of the union address. it was watched for 33.5 million that, is the lowest number since bill clinton's last address in 2000 seen by two million fewer. >>> the president will join google for the latest a series of fireside hangouts. it's a 21st century take on franklin roosevelt's famous radio fireside chats to talk about the state of the union address. >>> and in north carolina wednesday, president obama talked about life after the white house. >> after this whole presidency thing, well, we're looking for a little spot to, yeah -- come on down. play a little golf. do a little hiking, fishing, barbecue. >> and that's your morning dish of s
at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. chris christie praised president obama's response to hurricane sandy and he says they had a fun chat at the white house later about how much money the government would give to the victims in new jersey. >>> on monday, governor christie sits down with david letterman. he's been known to make jokes about christie's weight. he says he hopes they're funny. mitt romney's campaign donated $90,000 to the red cross to help victims of soup storm sandy. geraldo riff yar is considering a run for the senate in new jersey in 2014. so that could become a race against newark mayor corey booker who already said he's interested in running for the democratic nomination for that same senate seat. >>> the federal election commission reports that president obama raised over $738 million for the 2012 campaign. final pricetag for the entire 2012 election totals $7 billion. that's a new high. >>> but a new poll says trusting government is at a new low. 53% of americans say they believe the federal government threatened their personal rights and freedoms. >>> and that's your m
're told that president obama will sign it towards the end of the day. he has until midnight on friday to do so. as you noted, he's called congressional leaders to the white house tomorrow morning on the day of this going into effect. to talk about it. that's john bayner, by the way, he ran into here on capitol hill when he was dedicating the rosa parks statue, they chatted for a minute. bayner also nancy pelosi will be at the meeting. and mitch mcconnell, the senate republican leader. all of them likely to talk about where we go next. home land security releases some illegal immigrants from detention to save money. boehner said don't use any military planes. >>> there's word that the u.s. may be changing its policy on aid to rebels in syria. nbc news has been told by senior officials, that certain aid will be given to certain syria groups. the nonlethal aid could include body armor and armored vehicles but not weapons. the uprising against syrian president began in march 2011. >>> the u.s. supreme court is expected to make an important decision about the voting rights act by june, the
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